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Climate change

Climate Classroom from National Wildlife Federation
http://climateclassroomkids.org/climate101/ external link

Climate from NOAA
http://www.education.noaa.gov/Climate/ external link

Community Learning Network Teacher Resource List
http://www.cln.org/themes/global_warming.html external link

King County’s Response to Climate Change
http://www.kingcounty.gov/environment/climate.aspx

US EPA Climate Change
http://epa.gov/climatechange/index.html external link

WA Department of Ecology Climate Change
http://www.ecy.wa.gov/climatechange/index.htm external link

WA Department of Ecology Shrink Your Carbon Footprint
http://www.ecy.wa.gov/forms/carbonfootprint_pledge.html external link

Earth Day and Earth Day projects

Earth Day Network
http://www.earthday.org/ external link

Grocery Bag Project
http://www.earthdaybags.org/ external link

Ecological footprint

Personal Ecological Footprint from the Institute for Sustainable Energy
http://www.easternct.edu/sustainenergy/education/documents/FootprintCommittmentandCalculator.pdf external link Download PDF

Electronic waste

King County Take It Back Network
http://kingcounty.gov/depts/dnrp/solid-waste/programs/take-it-back.aspx

Facts about waste

Cedar Hills Landfill
http://kingcounty.gov/depts/dnrp/solid-waste/facilities/landfills.aspx

Worldwatch Institute Good Stuff Guide
http://www.worldwatch.org/taxonomy/term/44 external link

Field trips

Cascade Recycling Center
http://www.wmnorthwest.com/cascaderecycling/tour.html external link

King County Landfill and Transfer Stations
http://kingcounty.gov/depts/dnrp/solid-waste/about/transfer-disposal/tours.aspx

Sea-Dru-Nar Recycling
http://www.seadrunarrecycling.com/ external link

Gardening and native plants

Kids Gardening – National Garden Association
http://www.kidsgardening.com/ external link

King County Northwest Native Plant Guide
http://green.kingcounty.gov/GoNative/Index.aspx

Natural Yard Care
http://kingcounty.gov/depts/dnrp/solid-waste/programs/natural-yard-care.aspx

Yard Talk
http://www.kingcounty.gov/environment/stewardship/nw-yard-and-garden/yard-talk.aspx
also on King County Television (KCTV)

Grants and awards

King County Urban Reforestation and Habitat Restoration Grant Fund
http://www.kingcounty.gov/environment/grants-and-awards/grant-exchange.aspx
These grants are not available in 2013-2014.

Washington Sustainable Schools Awards
http://www.ecy.wa.gov/programs/swfa/terryhusseman.html external link

Household hazardous product education

Health Effects of Common Chemicals
http://www.asmalldoseof.org/ external link

Household Products Health and Safety Database
http://householdproducts.nlm.nih.gov/ external link

Local Hazardous Waste Management Program Resources for Schools
http://www.lhwmp.org/home/educators/index.aspx

Natural Resources and Defense Council – Environment and Health

http://www.nrdc.org/health/kids/default.asp external link

Kids pages

Cool School Challenge
http://coolschoolchallenge.org/ external link

Environmental Resources for Teachers and Students
http://www.kingcounty.gov/environment/stewardship/teachers-students.aspx

King County Groundwater Protection Program/The Groundwater Story
http://www.kingcounty.gov/environment/waterandland/groundwater/education/animation.aspx

Recycling and paper Arts and Crafts for Kids
http://www.articlemyriad.com/recycling-paper-arts-crafts-for-kids/ external link

US EPA Student and Educator Pages
http://www.epa.gov/students/index.html external link

WA Department of Ecology Kids Page
http://www.ecy.wa.gov/programs/swfa/kidspage/ external link

Recycling information

King County Recycling Information
http://kingcounty.gov/depts/dnrp/solid-waste/garbage-recycling.aspx

Washington State Recycling Association
http://www.wsra.net/ external link

What Do I Do With…?
http://kingcounty.gov/depts/dnrp/solid-waste/what-do-i-do-with.aspx

Waste prevention

Green Holidays
http://www.kcgreenholidays.com/

New American Dream
http://www.newdream.org/index.php external link

Waste-free Lunches
http://www.wastefreelunches.org/ external link

Waste Prevention Tips
http://kingcounty.gov/depts/dnrp/solid-waste/programs/waste-prevention.aspx

Contact Us

 Call: 206-477-4466

TTY Relay: 711

Fax: 206-296-0197